A 2250-word term APA style and formatted research paper. The 2250-word requirement excludes the wording of the Cover, Abstract, and References pages. No more than 25% of the written assignment in this course may be attributed to referenced sources. Your paper must be 75% original thought. Again, your cited work and quotations must not exceed 25%. You must use and cite a minimum of five sources with no more than two being web sources. Peer-reviewed sources and scholarly articles are strongly encouraged as research sources. Do not use the course textbook as a source. reports provide the instructor with the word count and the percentage of wording attributable to other sources. Papers may not be submitted from previous courses or classes to fulfill this requirement and will be referred for a potential Academic Code Violation.

You research paper topic must address ONE of the following topics and the Saint Leo Core Value of Excellence must be integrated in the paper as well:

Theories of Psychopathy and Violent Criminal Behaviors

Theories of Sociopathic Disorders
Antisocial Personality Disorders and Criminal Behaviors

Rational Choice Theory

Biological Theory
Social Learning Theory
Social Bonding Theory
Social Disorganization Theory
Differential Association Theory
Conflict Theory
Control Theory
Anomie and Strain Theories
Labeling Theory
Routine Activity Theory
Developmental Theory
Victimization Theory
The Theoretical Motivations for Committing Homicide Followed by Suicide

The Theoretical Motivations for Serial Killings
The Theoretical Motivations for Joining Street Gangs
The Theoretical Motivations for Use of Excessive Force by Police Officers

The Theoretical Motivations for Elder Abuse

Postpartum Depression and Criminal Behaviors

The Theoretical Motivations for Spree Killers

The Theoretical Motivations for Teen Shoplifting

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